Tuesday, January 19, 2010

“Boston Does Boston III” at Proof

From our review of “Boston Does Boston III," which just closed at Proof:
Proof Gallery's third annual round-up of local talent, "Boston Does Boston III," invites five artists to invite one other artist each to join them in the show that creates a crowd-sourced snapshot of the city's art scene. This year's edition feels like dispatches from dissolute, dumb-ass-but-still-glam Great Recession America. "Cheap and beautiful seem like a good combination right now," writes Kimberly Hennessy of Arlington.
Read the rest here.

“Boston Does Boston III,” Proof, 516 E. 2nst St., South Boston, Dec. 12, 2009, to Jan. 16, 2010.

“Boston Does Boston II” at Proof.

Pictured from top to bottom: Justin Kemp's installation “Trap”; Jamie Horgan's drawing “Sunfish” (detail); Kimberly Hennessy's installation “I'll Probably Wear All Black To My High School Reunion”; Fredo Conde's sculptures "Briefcase" and “Distress Signal One”; Jess Wheelock's installation “How to Win Friends and Influence People”; Marina Pinsky and Carter Seddon's installation “Think About How Many People See You on Your Way to Work”; Sam McKinniss's oil paintings “The Rainbow," “Sunbather” and ”Jonathan Richman”; Katie Mansfield's installation “Times”; and Steve Locke's painting “The Slow Reveal."


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